Caenorhabditis elegansGenAge entry for spe-26 (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Gene information (ID: 625)

Symbol
spe-26
Name
Defective SPErmatogenesis
Organism
Caenorhabditis elegans (AnAge)
Known functions and activities
Embryogenesis, spermatogenesis, and thermotolerance

Potential relevance to longevity and/or ageing

Observations
Mutation that reduced sperm production also increased mean lifespan by about 65%.
% change in avg or median lifespan
Average lifespan is about 65% higher.
Lifespan Effect
Increase
Genetic Manipulation
Mutation
Longevity Category
Anti-Longevity
Primary reference
    Observations
    RNAi led to a 33% mean lifespan extension.
    % change in avg or median lifespan
    Average lifespan is 33% higher.
    Lifespan Effect
    Increase
    Genetic Manipulation
    RNA interference
    Longevity Category
    Anti-Longevity
    Primary reference

      Homologs in other organisms

      No homologs found

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